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Cambridge Medical Center
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Cambridge Medical Center is a regional health care facility providing comprehensive health care services to more than 30,000 residents in Isanti County. The medical center is comprised of a large multi-specialty clinic and an 86-bed hospital located on one large campus. A same day clinic, retail pharmacy, and eye care center are also located in the facility.
One of the most unique aspects of the medical center is its size. Although located in the small community of Cambridge (population 5,520), the medical center has over 150,000 clinic patient visits each year, 4,000 inpatient hospital admissions, and has over 100,000 outpatient visits annually. There are more than 65 physicians and providers on staff and 27 consulting physicians providing specialty care such as cardiology, oncology, ENT, and urology, among others. The medical center has more than 900 employees and is the largest employer in the city of Cambridge.
Cambridge Medical Center is a part of Allina Health, a family of hospitals, clinics and care services in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
As part of Allina Health, we share a common mission and vision.
We serve our communities by providing exceptional care, as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care.
History of Cambridge Medical Center
Cambridge Medical Center has a rich past. What is now a comprehensive regional
medical center that serves over 160,000 people living in Isanti County and the
surrounding areas had very modest beginnings.
2010 Facts & figures
Cambridge Medical Center was accredited by the Joint Commission in November 2009.
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
Cambridge Medical Center was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for pneumonia and surgical care.
Cambridge Medical Center earns quality award
Cambridge Medical Center is proud to announce that it has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, for meeting the agency’s national standards for patient care quality and safety.
The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards setting and accrediting body in health care. Health care organizations nationwide strive to achieve the high standards set by the Joint Commission. “The Joint Commission’s quality standards are rigorous. We are extremely proud of the care we provide and the Joint Commission’s recognition of our dedication to patient safety and continuous quality improvement,” said Dennis Doran, president of Cambridge Medical Center.
The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced on site evaluation of Cambridge Medical Center in August. The award of accreditation recognizes Cambridge Medical Center’s dedication to complying with the Joint Commission’s state of the art standards on a continuing basis.
"The national standards are intended to stimulate continuous, systematic and organization-wide improvement in an organization's performance and the outcomes of care," says Darlene Christiansen, executive director, Hospital Accreditation Program, Joint Commission. "The community should be proud that Cambridge Medical Center is focusing on the most challenging goal -- to continuously raise quality and safety to higher levels."
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 15,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 8,000 hospitals. The independent, not for profit organization was founded in 1951. Its mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.
The laboratories that serve us have earned special accreditations.
Cambridge Medical Center lab
North Branch Clinic lab